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Magnetics

News and Updates

Measuring Up: The Phantom of the Library

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized medical diagnostics and research by providing a non-invasive way to investigate internal tissue structures

Projects and Programs

Theory of Spin-Orbit Torque

Ongoing
The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon known as spin

Magnetic Imaging

Completed
Our goal is to develop a real-time magnetic domain imaging system and apply it to technologically important systems, including data-storage and permanent

Neuromorphic systems

Ongoing
Neuromorphic systems are required to develop cognitive processors as well as to understand how the brain works and how to measure brain function and dysfunction

SMART Contrast Agents

Ongoing
SMART contrast agent project develops multifunctional imaging contrast agents including nano-fabricated agents that can sense and report local properties.

Publications

Symmetry-dependent ultrafast manipulation of nanoscale magnetic domains

Author(s)
Nanna Hagström, Rahul Jangid, F. N. U. Meera, Diego Turenne, Jeffrey Brock, Erik Lamb, Boyan Stoychev, Justine Schlappa, Natalia Gerasimova, Benjamin Van Kuiken, Rafael Gort, Laurent Mercadier, Loïc Le Guyader, Andrey Samartsev, Andreas Scherz, Giuseppe Mercurio, Hermann Dürr, Alexander Reid, Monika Arora, Hans Nembach, Justin Shaw, Emmanuelle Jal, Eric Fullerton, Mark Keller, Roopali Kukreja, Stefano Bonetti, Thomas J. Silva, Ezio Iacocca
Symmetry is a powerful concept in physics, but its applicability to far-from-equilibrium states is still being understood. Recent attention has focused on how

Nonlinear excitations in ferrites

Author(s)
Pavel Kabos
This book chapter describes the processes leading to nonlinear excitations in ferrites at high power levels. We start from equation of motion that include

Ultrafast perturbation of magnetic domains by optical pumping in a ferromagnetic multilayer

Author(s)
Dmitriy Zusin, Ezio E. Iacocca, Loic Le Guyader, Alexander H. Reid, William Schlotter, TianMin Liu, Daniel Higley, Giacomo Coslovich, Scott F. Wandel, Phoebe Tengdin, Sheena K. Patel, Anatoly Shabalin, Nelson Hua, Stjepan Hrkac, Hans Nembach, Justin Shaw, Sergio Montoya, Adam Blonsky, Christian Gentry, Mark Hoefer, Margaret M. Murnane, Henry C. Kapteyn, Eric E. Fullerton, Oleg Shpyrko, Hermann Durr, Thomas J. Silva
Ultrafast optical pumping of spatially nonuniform magnetic textures is known to induce far-from-equilibrium spin transport effects. Here, we use ultrafast x-ray

Awards

Russek named 2014 APS Fellow

Congratulations to Stephen Russek (Magnetic Imaging) for being selected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) for 2014. He was